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Re: check in time


After all the snow and days of bitter cold, it warmed up over night
and is raining at 35 degrees.  What a mess!  The ground is so
cold that the rain is freezing as it falls - at least it is not building
up ice on trees.  There is a slight glaze on trees, but I figure that
is because they are so cold from the days of freezing temps.  It's
supposed to get warmer all day - up to about 40 degrees - and
keep on raining.  We'll  see what happens next.  Thank goodness
there is nowhere we absolutely have to go today.  I would have gone
to PetSmart to stock up on cat food - we're not out, but we are out
of their favorite kinds.  Tough luck. They'll just have to make do with
what we have.  They're all too fat anyway, so it won't hurt them to
live without their favorites.  Still, at Christmas...
Auralie
 
 
In a message dated 12/23/2008 9:17:37 AM Eastern Standard Time, 
gossiper@sbcglobal.net writes:

Seen on the news last night that Seattle transit bus sliding down the hill
backwards cause it couldn't make it up the hill..... scarry!

Donna

--- On Mon, 12/22/08, Theresa G. <macycat3@sbcglobal.net> wrote:

From: Theresa G. <macycat3@sbcglobal.net>
Subject: Re: [CHAT] check in time
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date: Monday, December 22, 2008, 8:09 PM

At least you are windless- just think how cold it would be otherwise!
You best order yourself some extra woolies!


james singer wrote:
> Brrr. To my amazement, it's been 28 windless degrees since about 5:30
> this AM. Beginning to feel like I'm stuck in a time warp of some kind.
>
> On Dec 21, 2008, at 2:08 PM, Donna wrote:
>
>> currently at 4pm, our temp is minus 3 with wind chill minus 29.
>> Actually this
>> is the best it has been,..... we have 35-40 mph winds which is making
it
>> brutal out there.  Got about an inch to two inches of snow (hard to
>> tell with
>> the drifting) last night.
>>
>> So far (fingers crossed) the trees haven't lost any limbs yet.  I
>> figured the
>> wind would take them out....
>>
>> So far we only flickered power a couple of times.  But our lines are
>> underground.  We have no power at work....or so my answering machine
>> said...
>>
>> Donna
>>
>>
>>
>> --- On Sun, 12/21/08, james singer <inlandjim1@q.com> wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>> We had snow most of the day yesterday--about 4 inches accumulated--
>> then last night freezing rain, so this morning the snow is covered
>> with a thin crust of ice. Have to say the dogwood outside my window is
>> spectacular, like something Steuben would make.
>>


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